But those who heaped abuse were the rarities, the people my friends and I laughed at.
Republicans should know this, since they heaped scorn on Bill Clinton for governing according to his poll numbers.
And they said that the blame for managing foreign policy crises can hardly be heaped on the departing secretary.
One imagines that the latest pope, a Jesuit, is familiar with the centuries of calumny that have been heaped upon his forebears.
On blacks—upon whom, he figured, enough indignities had already been heaped—he was uncharacteristically easy.
His clothing was heaped in an ugly pile in the middle of the floor.
I was thinking only of the indignities which had been heaped upon me.
By some unknown convulsion, this detritus had been heaped up.
Asgard with the clouds around it heaped up like mountains of diamonds!
Yet their ruins are heaped with snow that shall know no thawing.
Old English heap "pile, great number, multitude" (of things or persons), from West Germanic *haupaz (cf. Old Saxon hop, Old Frisian hap, Middle Low German hupe, Dutch hoop, German Haufe "heap"), perhaps related to Old English heah "high." Slang meaning "old car" is attested from 1924. As a characteristic word in American Indian English speech, "a lot, a great deal," by 1832.
Old English heapian "collect, heap up, bring together;" from heap (n.). Related: Heaped; heaping. Cf. Old High German houfon "to heap."
When Joshua took the city of Ai (Josh. 8), he burned it and "made it an heap [Heb. tel] for ever" (8:28). The ruins of this city were for a long time sought for in vain. It has been at length, however, identified with the mound which simply bears the name of "Tel." "There are many Tels in modern Palestine, that land of Tels, each Tel with some other name attached to it to mark the former site. But the site of Ai has no other name 'unto this day.' It is simply et-Tel, 'the heap' par excellence."